Position title
US Tax Manager
Job Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Job Introduction

This position will manage U.S. federal and state income tax compliance and tax provision processes of the U.S. group and lead or assist in tax planning initiatives as they arise.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of the U.S. federal and state income tax returns and quarterly estimated payments
  • Manage aspects of the annual and quarterly income tax provision processes of the U.S. group, identifying and implementing opportunities to reduce the effective tax rate, and validate and ensure the accuracy of tax account balances and compliance with SOX404
  • Assist and/or lead federal and state tax planning projects
  • Regularly seek to identify, drive and implement process improvements within the Tax Department
  • Research, analyze and document tax issues as they arise and ensure that all working papers are audit-ready
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other Tax Department managers to utilize available resources in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Assist in responding to and resolving inquiries by federal, state and local taxing authorities, including tax audits
  • Clearly communicate issues, opportunities and solutions to senior management and other team members
  • Learn the business and the corporate org chart, and identify and engage key constituencies throughout the organization to build effective working relationships and further Tax Department objectives
  • Other assignments, as required

Knowledge and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Advanced tax-related degree and/or CPA preferred
  • Experience managing and developing a team of tax professionals
  • Experience with OneSource, Hyperion, MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

Work Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of corporate tax compliance experience is required. A mix of industry and public accounting experience is preferred


  • Solid knowledge of federal and state tax laws and ability to perform research and document facts, issues, and conclusions
  • Demonstrated experience in and understanding of tax return processes and possession of strong financial accounting skills
  • Experience with OneSource, Hyperion, MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Follows the principals of the Company Employee’s Charter and promotes the Open Door Policy
  • Develop, manage, motivate junior team members
  • Responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing and resolving problems

Skills and Competencies

  • Federal and multistate corporate taxation, including large consolidations, and tax accounting methods. Familiarity and experience with international tax a plus (Subpart F, E&P, foreign tax credit, dual consolidated loss, and Forms 5471, 5472, 8858, and 8865)
  • ASC740, FIN 48, APB 23 and US GAAP accounting
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects/assignments and meet deadlines with available resources
  • Strong project management skills, especially ability to drive through to completion
  • Indirect tax (Sales & Use, VAT) is helpful

Work Environment

  • Ability to work day, evening, and occasional weekend hours as necessary to ensure all deadlines are met
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use hands to finger, handle and feel
  • The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and have adequate mobility to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty five (25) pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to, risk of electrical shock
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and passport and the ability/willingness to travel occasionally


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